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Gregory J. Hupp

May 20, 1955 — March 3, 2024

Gregory J. Hupp

Grand Island resident Gregory Joseph Hupp, 68, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings. NE.  He was surrounded by family and loved ones.

The Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Jerry Quandt officiating.  The burial will be at Wiegert Cemetery north of Grand Island.   There will be no viewing or visitation.   Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.  The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website.  To view the service, go to Gregory’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.  Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com.   Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.

Greg was born May 20, 1955, In Zanesville (Muskingum County) Ohio, to Joseph and Mary (Augenstine) Hupp.  They divorced in 1959 and Greg moved with his mother and brother, Jeff, to a rural Zanesville setting, where they enjoyed the open spaces to “run wild”, hike the hills and ride horses with a neighbor friend.

In the summer of 1966, Greg, his mother, and Jeff moved to Grand Island, Nebraska where through marriage they joined the family of Dr. Karl M. Forster and his (7) children:   Karl, Ellen, Marilyn, Karen, Deidra, Kevin and Brian.

Greg graduated from Grand Island Senior High School in 1973 and married the love of his life, Nancy Quandt, May 21, 1977.  Greg was a beekeeper until an elbow injury caused him to change careers. Shortly after, he began his career in sales and construction, later owning and operating H&H Improvements.

Greg enjoyed spending his time with family and friends. You could always rely on Greg for a good laugh, especially when he pulled out one of his popular one-liners.   Greg was extremely handy, and he could fix just about anything.  He “tinkered” on numerous cars throughout the years, and he always hung on to the vehicles he could still work on.  He really enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together again. Greg loved God, and his family, above all else.

Greg was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; his mother Mary Forster; his father Joseph and stepmother, Jane Hupp; infant brother James David; in-laws, Ralph and Jeannie Quandt and stepbrother Kevin Forster.

SURVIVORS:

Children & Spouses:   
    Shelby & Brian Banning – Juniata, NE
    Courtney Peters & Josh Peters – Hastings, NE
    Joseph & Crystal Hupp – Hastings, NE

Brother & Spouse:       
    Jeff & Kim Hupp – Topeka, KS

Grandchildren:            
    Eric Martinez & Kat Avila – Grand Island, NE
    Ella Peters – Hastings, NE

Great-Grandchildren:  
    Kataleya, Ophelia & Stevie – Grand Island, NE

Stepfamily:                  
    Dr. Karl & Dolly Forster - Kentucky
    Ellen Nordby - Minnesota
    Marilyn Malousek & Dan Greer - Missouri
    Karen & Gregg Richter - Colorado
    Deidra Beeder - Fullerton, NE
    Brian & Shelly Forster - Wyoming

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and friends.
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